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Save the Date: March 26 - 28, 2015

Event Location: George Mason University Patriot Center
4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030 // (703) 993-3000


The Greater D.C. Regional is the annual event for the FIRST Robotics Compeition (FRC). On January 3rd, FIRST unveiled RECYCLE RUSHSM. Teams received a “kit” of common parts that are used to build the core systems of the robot, but they won’t find an instruction manual! Students work with hundreds of components, including engineering mainstays such as programmable radio controllers, motors, electrical circuitry and mechanical parts. Following the six-week design and build phase, teams enter one of 50 regional competitions, including the Greater D.C. Regional.

The season culminates with the FIRST World Championship in St. Louis, MO. This event includes participants from all four programs: Jr. FIRST Lego League, FIRST Lego League, FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition.


Our FIRST® Stop guest program helps you be part of the action and learn about the FIRST® family of programs from our ambassadors. Meet teams, visit the pits and see the action up close, plus the opportunity to learn more about FIRST programs and how to get involved.

Click here to register.